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The Man Who Walked Through Time - Parts 1 and 2 Summary & Analysis

Colin Fletcher
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Parts 1 and 2 Summary and Analysis

The Man Who Walked Through Time by Colin Fletcher begins with the first part, "The Place." In this short chapter, Fletcher begins by telling some facts about the Grant Canyon. Fletcher states, "The Grand Canyon of Colorado is a chasm that slices through the plateau country of northern Arizona like a gigantic and impossible desert crevasse" (p. 3).

Geologists once believed that the Grand Canyon was formed by the Colorado River over a period of millions of years. The Colorado River's course was disrupted by an upheaval of earth. Instead of diverting its path, the river stayed its course and burrowed into the soil and rock. This process continued for about seven million years until the Grand Canyon was formed. The Colorado River still runs through a large portion of the canyon. During the time the book was written, the depth of the canyon...

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